Kidnap hostage survivor Warren Richard Rodwell ( born Homebush, Sydney NSW ) is a 6th generation Anglo-Australian, who has appeared on national television and radio, and the international media during and after his 472 days captivity between 5th December 2011 and 23rd March 2013. Warren R Rodwell is now the subject of a biographical hard cover BOOK about his horrendous ordeal in the far southern Philippines.
“472 Days Captive of The Abu Sayyaf – The Survival of Australian Warren Rodwell” by independent researcher Dr Bob East ( Cambridge Scholars Publishing, United Kingdom ) ( 2015 )
British Library Cataloguing Data
ISBN (10): 1-4438-7058-7
ISBN (13): 978-1-4438-7058-0
BOOK INDUSTRY COMMUNICATION (Classifications)
237 BTP. True stories of heroism, endurance & survival
887 JPWL. Terrorism, armed struggle
735 JKV. Crime & criminology
The following extracted from the book foreword by Dr Peter M Sales … http://fatforeigner.wordpress.com/2014/08/29/book-472-days-captive/
One can only be humbled by reading about the things he had to endure. The author is to be complimented for fashioning the story so personal concerns are persuasively interwoven with the larger picture. We are able to salute Warren Rodwell while at the same time congratulating Bob East on a tale well told.
At 472 days, Warren Rodwell is the longest held Australian captive outside of wartime. “Not only did Warren survive his 15 month kidnap experience, which would undoubtedly have taken considerable judgment and negotiation skills, he was also released upon payment of around 5% of the original $2 million ransom demand.” (Professor Damien Kingsbury)